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ALLARD, Guy. 1635-1716
Les Vies De Francois De Beavmont, Baron des Adrets. De Charles Dvpvy, Seigneur de Montbrun Et De Soffrey De Calignon Chancelier de Navarre
Grenoble: J. Nicolas, 1676. 12mo. [xii], 91, [5 blank], 91, [5 blank], 66, [6 blank]p.Calf-backed marbled boards, gilt-lettered flat spine.Only Edition (second issue). Beaumont and Dupuy were cruel 16th-century Huguenot military captains. Calignon was President of the Dauphiné parlement at Grenoble. This is the only published volume of Allard's grand project - Biographie Dauphinoise - that was to cover the 12th to the mid-17th century. Contentious, disbarred and disgraced, he published some sixty works, slim pamphlets to fat bibliography. Copies of this edition are variously dated 1675 or 1676 (here 1671; the "V" having dropped out). In good condition, a couple of dozen lower margins uncut and two leaves still conjugate at the outer margin.¶Haag, La France protestante II: 115; Maignien, L'imprimerie à Grenoble 630; Cioranescu 6893.
Bookseller: Bruce McKittrick Rare Books [United States]
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